The American "Peace" project - http://americanpeace.eccmei.net/ - is an online resource detailing American imperialism and militarism from 1776 to present. The emphasis is on both international interventions/conflicts as well as domestic oppression (strike breaking, racial suppression, genocide of the Indians, &c). Although there is a LOT more to go, there is enough information on the site currently to make it presentable.
Energy has always been the root of the human journey, and today's attemtps by the U.S. to establish hegeomony over the world's most lucrative energy supplies is simply the latest incarnation of a timeless dynamic.
Secretary of State Colin Powell said in Switzerland on Sunday that Israel must offer Palestinians more than a "phony state diced into a thousand different pieces." What will surely be missed by the corporate U.S. media is that this statement flies directly in the face of the line towed by most U.S. and Israeli officials regarding the failed Camp David Accords.
Once we have genuine free trade rather than monopolistic financial fraud, we can easily mass-produce products such as super-efficient photovoltaics, more windfarms, flywheel batteries, biodiesel vehicles & fueling infrastructure, lithium-ion powered electric vehicles, high-speed electric railway, LED lighting, and other durable goods required for a 21st Century civilization....
If you watch this lecture video, you will get a chill down your spine when you realize that the current economic and military situation was appreciated and predicted more than two years ago by a petroleum geologist!